Five best golf courses in the Palm Springs area

Palm Springs GolfGolfers of any skill level can choose from a fine selection of world class championship golf courses in the Palm Springs region. These courses offer the best golfing experience, with first-class facilities, masterfully designed layouts, and picture-perfect views.

Take a look at these five must-try golf courses in the Palm Springs area:

Indian Wells Golf Resort
Indian Wells

Even the most experienced golfers will be challenged at the Indian Wells Golf Resort’s Players Course. The John Fought-designed course tracks at about 7,400 yards, and has about 60 sand traps that require several approaches to descend your ball successfully.

Players looking for a more relaxing playing experience can try the Clive Clark-designed Celebrity Course, which is surrounded by stunning views of streams, lakes, and waterfalls.

SilverRock Resort
La Quinta

Designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer, the golf course at SilverRock Resort has played host to many prestigious golf tournaments, including the Bob Hope Classic, known today as the Humana Challenge.

Spanning nearly 7,600 yards, many parts of the course will require players to come up with the perfect strategy in finding the optimal landing positions.

TPC Stadium Course at PGA West
La Quinta

This Pete Dye-designed course is great for any player looking to put their skills to the test. When you’re playing at PGA West’s Stadium Course, every choice you make is critical, which is why it has earned a reputation for being one of the toughest courses in the region.

Subtle changes in elevation keep players on their toes, and there are different challenges waiting throughout the course.

Desert Willow Golf Resort
Palm Desert

The Desert Willow Golf Resort’s two of the most picturesque world-class golf courses in the Palm Springs region. Players up for a challenge can try the Firecliff Course, while those looking for a more casual experience can try the more forgiving Mountain View Course, which is surrounded by breathtaking scenery.

Shadow Ridge Golf Club
Palm Desert

Designed by Nick Faldo, Marriott’s Shadow Ridge Golf Club provides players with a unique and enjoyable playing experience through an Australian Sandbelt-inspired landscape.

The course boasts a collection of engaging par 4s and challenging par 3s, where welcoming landing areas transition into expansive putting surfaces.

Visit this page if you’re interested in finding the perfect golf community in the Coachella Valley.

If you’d like to know more about golf in the area, talk to Diane Williams – she’s a USGA Certified Course Rating Captain who’s also an avid golfer herself!